Nov 30, 2017

Nokia denies plan to buy Juniper Networks

Ina Fried

Photo Illustration: Lazaro Gamio / Axios

Nokia says it has no plans to make a bid for smaller rival Juniper Networks, denying a CNBC report.

"Nokia is not currently in talks with, nor is it preparing an offer for, Juniper Networks related to an acquisition of that company," Nokia said in a statement.

The backstory. After selling its phone unit to Microsoft, Nokia has doubled down on network gear buying Alcatel-Lucent and selling its mapping business, Here, to a consortium of German automakers.

Dig Deeper: Here is an interview I did earlier this year with Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri.

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